radioscopy


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ra·di·os·co·py

 (rā′dē-ŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the inner structure of optically opaque objects by x-rays or other penetrating radiation; radiology.

ra′di·o·scop′ic (-ō-skŏp′ĭk), ra′di·o·scop′i·cal adj.
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radioscopy

(ˌreɪdɪˈɒskəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) another word for fluoroscopy
radioscopic adj
ˌradioˈscopically adv
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ra•di•os•co•py

(ˌreɪ diˈɒs kə pi)

n.
the examination of objects opaque to light by means of another form of radiation, usu. x-rays.
[1895–1900]
ra`di•o•scop′ic (-oʊˈskɒp ɪk) ra`di•o•scop′i•cal, adj.
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radioscopy

the study or observation of the inner structure of opaque materials by means of x rays or other radioactive substances. Also called curiescopy.
See also: Radiation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radioscopy - (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
fluoroscopy - examination of body structures using a fluoroscope
radiology - the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation
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Translations

radioscopy

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒskəpɪ] Nradioscopia f
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radioscopy

nRadioskopie f; (Med) → Röntgenuntersuchung f
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radioscopy

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒskəpɪ] nradioscopia
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ra·di·os·co·py

n. v. radioscopia, examen de las estructuras internas del cuerpo por medio de rayos-x y de rayos emitidos por electrones y positrones conocidos como rayos roentgen. V.: fluoroscopy
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References in periodicals archive ?
Services offered: Non-destructive testing (NDT), computed tomography (CT), highly dynamic radioscopy (HDR), microfocus x-ray, automatic defect recognition (ADR); applications include tire, rubber, wheel, cast parts, electronics, fiber-reinforced materials and more
Since we could not find the bullet, we decided to perform a radioscopy to determine its location, but we were unable to find it inside the thorax.
The DR 800 solution offers high quality radioscopy and fluoroscopy in supine and upright positions.
Even if it involves a higher radioscopy exposure, the cryoballoon seems more appealing because it can be practiced by conventional means, creating a circular lesion around each pulmonary vein in a relatively simple manner.
The upper tumor margin was marked with an endoscopic hemoclip confirmed by radioscopy. A guidewire was inserted into the esophagus.
After labeling with sodium pertechnetate Tc-99m and injecting the erythrocytes into the body, radioscopy showed excessive gravitational pooling of blood in the legs in patients with orthostatic tachycardia, suggesting that the abnormal local vascular tension might play a role in the onset of the disease.
Adrian Talbot, technical supervisor of the Renault team's NDT department, explained the objectives the team aims to achieve with the new X-ray system: "By adopting digital radioscopy, our general NDT inspection process has become quicker and consequently we are able to turn cars around much faster between races.
The most common techniques used for obtaining images are radioscopy for 2D imaging and computed tomography for 3D imaging.